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during the early days of the nasa space program. john glenn is here, among the astronauts here from nasa as pol bearers for scoti carpenter. you may know scoti carpenter's voice better than his face. he was the man behind the nasa mike in february 1962 who uttered the famous words "god speed john glenn", sending his friend soaring into the sky, february 1962. john glenn is here to give the eulogy. with scoti carpenter's passing john glenn is the sole survivor of the original mercury 7 astronauts. >> it is another college football saturday. there were key nca match ups. darren hays will have that and more in sports. >> why honey bees are dying in canada and the devastating impact it could have on our food. o >>> honey bees in canada are dying. it's putting crops at risk. some blame a nicotine-based pesticide. many factories insist it's safe. >> this area is a paradise for bees. the natural vegetation and plant diversity. >> a third generation bee keeper this man is known for the quality of the honey bees he raises to sell to other beekeepers. he's finding far too many of his carefully nur
as one of america's first seven astronauts. >> scoti carpenter was one of the nasa's elite, chosen as one of the original "mercury" astronauts in the space race against the soviets. >> they were the first rock stars. >> it was the cold war, the american program struggled. scoti carpenter about and his colleagues were determined to win. >> it was a special time. obviously proud of dad for being selected. >> candy was five when her father climbed into her capsule. the time is etched in her memory. i remember a lot of press, a lot of - cameras, wherever we went. and they handled it with great humility. >> scoti carpenter was at the nasa microphone in "62. giving this send off. "good speed, john glenn." the naval aviator would be next. the mercury astronauts represented a bold time. scoti carpenter was the epitome of the hero. >> he named his capsule after the street where he grew up. >> scoti carpenter not only explored space, he used his scientific knowledge in a different way, conducting research at the bottom of the ocean. scoti carpenter spent 28 days living at the bottom of the pacific
in to several u.s. army and nasa computer systems. 28-year-old lory love is charged with stealing information about government employees. prosecutors say he and three co coconspirators in other parts of the world were trying to disrupt government operations. >>> uruguay could soon be the first country in the world where selling marijuana will be legal. and controlled by the government. it has the fullbacking of the country's president and could be passed by the senate before year's end. monica reports. >> reporter: diego says smoking american in public has been legal in his country for as long as he can remember. but buying the drug is illegal. soon this won't be the case. >> if you want to smoke, it's your decision. you know, it's your choice. >> reporter: uruguay's senate is expected to legalize the production and sale of marijuana. activists who campaigned for 10 years to change the law say it's a huge step in the right direction. and now they want other drugs to be decriminalized. >> all bad things should be regulated. tobacco, alcohol, fire weapons, and marijuana. >> cocaine should be re
. and they handled it with great humility. >> carpenter was at the nasa microphone, and gave this send off to john glenn on this historical flight. >> god speed, john glenn. the navy aviator would be next. >> it represented a bold time for america, and scoti carpenter was the epitome of the home-town hero. he named his capsule "aurora 7" after the street where he grew up. scoti carpenter used his scientific knowledge in a different way, conducting research at the bottom of the ocean. scoti carpenter spent 28 days living at the bottom of the pacific in an underwater colony called sea lab. >> it was 300m off the coast of california, below the surface. it was to test how long human being could live below the surface. >> he's the only person who is a certified astronaut and aqua indecent assault. >> as friends and family say goodbye scoti carpenter will find his final resting place on earth. >> what a magnificent long life, a life of adventure, inquiry. he'll be greatly missed. more importantly he'll be greatly valued for decades to come. scoti carpenter was 88 years old. >> and still ahead - germany
gained access to computer s at nasa and the pentagon. he was arrested in england and released on bond. until his trial which is in february. >>> penn state faces six claims in connection with the jerry sandusky sexual abuse case and that is after the school announced settlements with 26 young men. it will be paid $60 million. the former penn state assistant football coach is pursuing appeals of the convictns that landed him in prison for life. of the six outstanding claims, penn state believes some don't have merit and some may produce settlements, as well. >> hurricane survivors up and down the east coast marking a somber anniversary. one year ago superstorm sandy slammed ashore. hundreds of people in new york and new jersey homeless still. insurance payments have been averaging $55,000 a family. that $60 billion relief package passed in january cannot come soon enough. >>> millions of people across europe are trying to come to grips with widespread damage left by one of the worst storms in years. deadly winds and rain left hundreds of thousands of people in the dark. >> reporter: th
will travel. but nasa astronaut, don thomas, from towson university, tells me, it is also about learning to collaborate. >> they were working as a team. these were groups of five or six. this is how engineers work in the real world. they don't work by themselves. >> students think for weeks. >> air pressure from the psi forces water out. >> do you think it's going to work? >> i'm not sure. >> reporter: the future physicist and his team give it a go. >> got it to go about 22 yards. and today's rocket launch record was 47 yards. denise, back to you. >> collaboration. thank you, mary. >>> if you'd like to learn more about the nonprofit ingenuity project, head to our website, cbsbaltimore.com, click on news, and then local. >> that's fantastic. it's almost as good as the mentos and the coca cola bottle. >> oh. don't lessen on -- listen to what he's saying, children. >> launch a rocket. that's for sure. >>> let's take a look at temps and continues. east/southeast winds at 5. ,,,,, >>> wjz. it is a beautiful october evening. what can you expect for the next couple of day. bob has details insid
he gained access to computers at nasa and the pentagon. he was arrested in england and released on bond. his trial is in february. >>> penn state faces six claims in connection with the jerry sandusky sexual abuse case and that is after the school announced settlements with 26 young men. it will be paid $60 million. the former penn state assistant football coach is pursuing appeals of the sex abuse convictions that basically landed him in prison for life. of the six outstanding claims, penn state believes some don't have merit and some may produce settlements, as well. >> hurricane survivors up and down the east coast marking a somber anniversary. one year ago superstorm sandy slammed ashore. hundreds of people in new york and new jersey homeless still. insurance payments have been averaging $55,000 a family. that $60 billion relief package passed in january cannot come soon enough. >>> millions of people across europe are trying to come to grips with widespread damage left by one of the worst storms in years. deadly winds and waves hammering one country after another left hundr
for hacking into u.s. army and nasa computer systems. the 28-year-old is accused of stealing information about government employees. prosecutors say the hacking, which started last year, exposed security risks and cost the government millions of dollars. he was arrested and released on bail until february. >> words of praise from president obama during the ceremony honoring his new f.b.i. director. james comey took over after james muller stepped down. he was installed as the bureau's new leader monday. the president describes him at someone who knows what's the right and what's wrong. he served at deputy attorney general during the george w. bush administration. he said it must be independent of outside political forces. >> the f.b.i.'s reputation for integrity is a gift given to every new employee by those who went before, but and it is gift that must be protected and earned every single day. >> during his time in the attorney general's office, comey blocked a wire topping authorization. >> congress will hear testimony from survivors of the benghazi attack. in a tweet lindsey graham said: so
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